FILE PHOTO: Former Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg appears before supporters after ending his campaign for president in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
By Luc Cohen CARACAS (Reuters) – Washington’s move this week to sanction a trading unit of Russian oil giant Rosneft for its ties with Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA escalated threats facing non-U.S. firms and will likely spur “overcompliance” by companies, analysts and industry sources said. The U.S. government on Tuesday blacklisted Rosneft Trading, SA, the Geneva-based […]
Cuomo won’t approve closing businesses in 9 N.Y.C. hot spots, but will close schools in those areas on Tuesday.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York refused on Monday to allow New York City to close nonessential businesses in nine hot spots in Brooklyn and Queens where the coronavirus has spiked, pre-empting a plan announced the day before by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The governor suggested that the ZIP codes that were being used […]
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono said on Monday that he had suspended plans to deploy two Aegis Ashore air defence radar stations designed to detect and counter North Korean ballistic missiles. Kono told reporters that Japan was halting the deployment due to technical issues as well as cost. The Lockheed Martin Co […]